Datapoint Tayo/Comparative standard marking

Values

Conjoined marking Frequency: 50.0%

Example 57-41:
Pierre le ŋgra; Fabien le peti
Pierre
Pierre
le
si
ŋgra;
tall
Fabien
Fabien
le
si
peti
small
Pierre is tall. Fabien is small. OR: Pierre is taller than Fabien.
Confidence:
Intermediate

Particle marking Frequency: 50.0%

Example 57-40:
nunu le ŋgra; roŋge le pli ŋgra ke lja
nunu
grandfather
le
si
ŋgra;
tall
roŋge
Roger
le
si
pli
more
ŋgra
tall
ke
than
lja
3sg
Grandfather is tall. Roger is taller than grandfather.
Example 57-42:
ta pli peti ke mwa a taj
ta
2sg
pli
compar
peti
small
ke
than
mwa
1sg
a
in
taj
size
You are smaller than me.

Source: Ehrhart 1993: 148

Confidence:
unspecified